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Schistosoma sequence cluster analysis on the WWW

David Johnston daj at nhm.ac.uk
Fri Aug 7 04:36:15 EST 1998

Dear Colleagues,

the Schistosoma Genome Network is pleased to announce that the results of
cluster analyses of all S. mansoni and S. japonicum sequences on the public
databases as of 14/07/98 (5223 S. mansoni sequences, 724 S. japonicum
sequences) are available on the WWW at:


Each cluster is supported by hypertext linked files containing:

an overview graphicshowing relative positions and orientation of its
constituent sequences (actually a text file so it loads fast)

a consensus sequence for the contig

the alignment of the constituent sequences

the sequence of each constituent sequence (plus links to the full records
at EBI and NCBI).

We hope that you find the data of value and interest.

With best wishes,


David A. Johnston,
Secretary to the WHO Schistosoma Genome Network,
Biomedical Parasitology Division,
Dept. of Zoology,
The Natural History Museum,
Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, England, UK.
Tel: 0171-938-9297 (from outside the UK: 44-171-938-9297)
Fax: 0171-938-9297 / 9249 / 8754 (from outside the UK: 44-171-938****)
eMail daj at nhm.ac.uk

Please note the new WWW site address:

The  Biomedical Parasitology Division is a WHO Collaborating Centre for the
identification of schistosomes and their snail hosts.

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